Iran: Activists in Iran continue to be in “extreme danger”, but will not be defeated by government violence. Weak nuclear agreement harms the cause of human rights in Iran – Hassan Rouhani – one year and 800 executions later: why we should listen to the Iranian Resistance – and stop feeding the crocodiles

   Speaking Today - June 6th 2016 - in Parliament, to Activists Working for Human Rights in Iran Lord Alton pointed to - The increasing number of executions in Iran, with near to 1000 executions only last year, the highest number during the last two decades...

Iran: Activists in Iran continue to be in "extreme danger", but will not be defeated by government violence. Weak nuclear agreement harms the cause of human rights in Iran – Hassan Rouhani – one year and 800 executions later: why we should listen to the Iranian Resistance – and stop feeding the crocodiles

   Speaking Today - June 6th 2016 - in Parliament, to Activists Working for Human Rights in Iran Lord Alton pointed to - The increasing number of executions in Iran, with near to 1000 executions only last year, the highest number during the last two decades...

Egypt – A Second Revolution?

Last week saw the second anniversary of the seismic events which led to the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak. It also saw the beginning of a second Egyptian revolution – which many fear could lead to a full scale civil war, plunging Egypt into the fratricide which...

Lord David Alton

For 18 years David Alton was a Member of the House of Commons and today he is an Independent Crossbench Life Peer in the UK House of Lords.

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The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

The World Must Not Forget Andy Li And The Hong Kong 12

With Andy Li During The Hong Kong Elections In the U.K. Parliament I have again asked the U.K. Government what information they have on the wellbeing of the 12 young prodemocracy activists from Hong Kong, arrested by China. I asked whether the U.K. has asked China to...